Lake Tahoe

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Lingering Drought Suspends Cross-Country Skiing Near Tahoe

A popular cross-country ski area near Lake Tahoe has temporarily closed due to a lack of snow, and forecasters say the lingering drought should persist or get worse in the months ahead across most of California and Nevada.

01/21/2015

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Hard Rock Casino A Sign Lake Tahoe’s Economy Extends Beyond Snow In Drought

Contractors are putting the final touches on the building, which will feature 550 rooms, complete with a 24-hour oyster bar and an 1,800-square-foot Elvis suite. But it won’t be all slots and table games. The hotel plans to bank on its famous rock ’n’ roll edge.

01/19/2015

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UPDATE: Coast Guard Halts Tahoe Queen For Problems Unrelated To New Year’s Day Grounding

The U.S. Coast Guard has grounded operations of a popular Lake Tahoe cruise boat.

01/02/2015

The lingering drought has drained Lake Tahoe below its natural rim for the first time in 5 years, cutting off the flow of the Truckee River. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Tahoe Queen Runs Aground, Stranding 200 New Year’s Revelers In Sub-Freezing Temperatures

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies say the Tahoe Queen became stuck roughly 200 yards from its dock in South Lake Tahoe at the end of the cruise early Thursday.

01/01/2015

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Storm Knocks Out Power To Thousands In Reno-Tahoe Area

ore than 4,000 customers in the Reno-Tahoe area remained without power Friday, a day after an intense storm produced winds of up to nearly 150 mph and dropped as much as 22 inches of snow.

12/12/2014

Credit: Placer County Sheriff's Office

Storm-Whipped Winds Bring Waves To South Lake Tahoe, Damage Church

A social hall at St. Theresa Catholic Church in South Lake Tahoe was damaged by a large fallen tree, said Eric Guevin, Tahoe Douglas fire marshal. But the tree narrowly missed a prominent statue in an outdoor courtyard.

12/11/2014

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Nearly 2 Feet Of Snow Boosts Sierra Ski Resorts

Mid-week storms dumped nearly 2 feet of snow on the upper elevations around Lake Tahoe, where Sugar Bowl opens for its 75th season on Saturday and ski resorts up and down the Sierra are feeling much better about conditions than they did a week ago.

12/05/2014

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America’s Best Places For A White Christmas

A trip to a winter wonderland can make this Christmas one you’ll never forget.

12/02/2014

Three of the puppies rescued by Pet Network Humane Society. (Credit: Pet Network Humane Society Facebook page)

Tahoe Shelter Helps 7 More Puppies Left For Dead

A Lake Tahoe animal shelter is providing a new lease on life to seven puppies left for dead in a trash bin in Susanville, California, only a couple days after they were born.

11/30/2014

Cinder in her cage at the Lake Tahoe center. She is at 83 pounds in this picture, up from the 39 pounds from when she arrived. (Credit: Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care)

Bear Cub Found Badly Burned To Return Home

A black bear cub being treated by a Lake Tahoe nonprofit after it was found badly burned will soon be on its way home.

11/22/2014

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Tahoe Ski Resort Owners Welcome Fresh Powder, Keep Hopes Alive For White Winter

“Were expecting Mother Nature to cooperate,” she said. “We’d really like to have that, but we have a state-of-the-art snowmaking system and to get us open today it took a huge effort.”

11/21/2014

Lake Tahoe (credit: Juliet Farmer)

Plan To Improve Stretch Of Road Along Tahoe’s Eastern Shore Moving Forward

Transportation officials at Lake Tahoe are moving forward with a $25 million plan to improve the Nevada state highway along the longest stretch of the mountain lake’s undeveloped shoreline.

11/14/2014

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